Scientists devise greenest possible diet, including insect burgers and half a shot’s worth of booze

Researchers at the University of Helsinki in Finland have concluded that switching from a diet rich in meat and dairy products to one with plenty of “novel” foods like algae, insects, cultured meat and mycoproteins can cut the environmental impact of eating by more than 80 per cent. Source: Scientists devise greenest possible diet, including … Read more

IKEA to make half of its restaurant meals plant-based by 2025

Furniture retailer IKEA said Monday that it plans to make half of its restaurant menu meal offerings plant-based by 2025.Eighty percent of offerings will be non–red meat, and 80% of the packaged food for sale will be plant-based, the company said. “Research confirms the importance of making sustainable products affordable and desirable, and IKEA can … Read more

Are insects the food of the future?

Insects have a lot of advantages as a food source. First off, they’re nutritious. They are a great source of protein and other nutrients. Insect farming could also be drastically more efficient than raising livestock. Raising bugs requires a fraction of the space, water, food and energy that pigs or cows do. Advocates argue that … Read more